Date: 27th August 2001

American Pie 2 Still America's Number One

Teen flick AMERICAN PIE 2 (2001) has topped the American box office chart for a third consecutive week making it the third film all year to do so.

The comedy dished up $12. 8 million (9. 84 million) in its third weekend (begs25AUG01), bringing its cumulative box office receipts to $109. 6 million (84. 30 million). This year (01), only two other films HANNIBAL and SPY KIDS (2001) have managed to maintain the top slot at America's box office for three weekends running.

High-kicking comedy RUSH HOUR 2 (2001) remains at number two for a second week grossing $82. 5 million (63. 46 million), while newly released movie JAY AND SILENT BOB strike back (2001) entered the chart at number three with $11. 1 million in box office receipts. (RP/WNWCYA)

Source: WENN